Psychology Houston, PC Policies and Forms:

Helpful Links:

Recommended Readings

Anxiety, Hair Pulling, OC Spectrum Disorders

  • A Parent Guide to Hair Pulling Disorder (Suzanne Mouton-Odum and Ruth Golomb, 2012)
  • The Hair Pulling Problem (Fred Penzel,  2003)
  • The Hair Pulling Habit and You (Sherry Vavrichek and Ruth Goldfinger Golomb, 2000)
  • Out of the Rabbit Hole, A Road Map to Freedom from OCD (Sheri Bloom and Suzanne Mouton-Odum, 2013)
  • Tourette Manual (Douglas W. Woods, John Piacentini, Susanna Chang and Thilo Deckersbach, 2008)
  • Anxiety and Phobias Workbook ( Edmund Bourne, 2015)
  • Psychological Interventions for Children with Sensory Dysregulation (Golomb and Mouton-Odum, 2016)

Mindfulness and Self-Improvement

  • Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself (Kristin Neff,  2015)
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation (Thich Nhat Hanh and Vo-Dihn Mai, 1999)
  • The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want ( Sonja Lyubomirsky, 2008)
  • The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secrets and Science of Happiness (Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, 2008)
  • The Surrender Experiment: My Journey Into Life’s Perfection (Michael A. Singer, 2015)
  • The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself (Michael A. Singer, 2007)
  • Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender (David R. Hawkins, 2012)
  • What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life (James Hollis, 2009)
  • Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives (James Hollis, 2013)
  • Man’s Search for Meaning (Dr. Viktor E. Frankl)
  • The Adversity Advantage: Turning Everyday Struggles into Everyday Greatness (Paul G. Stoltz, PhD & Erik Weihenmayer, 2010)
  • David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (Malcolm Gladwell, 2013)
  • The Winning Spirit (Zoe Koplowitz, 1997)

Grief and Bereavement

  • A Grief Observed (C. S. Lewis, 1989)
  • How to Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies (Theresa A. Rando, 1991)
  • On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss (Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler, 2014)
  • Definition of Suicide (Edwin S. Shneidman, 1985)
  • The Suicidal Mind (Edwin S. Shneidman, 1998)
  • Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (Kay Redfield Jamison, 2000)
  • Grief After Suicide: Understanding the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors (Series in Death, Dying and Bereavement: John R. Jordan and John L. McIntosh, Eds., 2011)
  • My Son… My Son…: A Guide to Healing After Death, Loss, or Suicide (Iris Bolton, 1983)
  • The Enigma of Suicide (George Howe Colt, 1991)
  • Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out (Judy Zionts Fox and Mia Roldan, 2009)
  • Trauma and Recovery: The aftermath of violence – from domestic abuse to political terror (Judith Herman, 1997)
  • Night (Elie Wiesel, 1958)

Relationships

  • Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life (Henry Cloud & John Townsend, 1992)
  • Necessary Endings: The Employees, Businesses and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward (Henry Cloud, 2011)
  • Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts (Carol Tavris & Elliot Aronson, 2007)
  • The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone – Especially Ourselves (Dan Ariely, 2012)
  • Getting Past the Affair: A Program to Help You Cope, Heal and Move On – Together or Apart (Douglas K. Snyder, PhD, Donald H. Baucus, PhD & Kristina Coop Gordon, PhD, 2007)
  • After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, 2nd Edition (Janis A. Spring, PhD, 2012)
  • Not “Just Friends”: Rebuilding Trust and Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity (Shirley P. Glass, PhD, 2004)
  • How Can I Forgive You?: The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To (Janis A. Spring, PhD, 2005)
  • Incognito: The Secret Lives of The Brain (David Eagleman, 2011)
  • The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other (James Hollis, 1998)
  • The Gift of Therapy (Irvin D. Yalom, 2002)
  • Existential Psychotherapy (Irvin D. Yalom, 1980)
  • Staring at the Sun (Irvin D. Yalom, 2008)

Coping with Multiple Sclerosis

  • Blindsided: Lifting a Life Above Illness (Richard M. Cohen, 2004)
  • If You Have to Wear an Ugly Dress, Learn to Accessorize (Linda McNamara, RN, MBA and Karen Kemper, MSPH, PhD, 2011)
  • Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have: The Answers You Need (Rosalind C. Kalb, MD, 2011)